Pet Art

This is a group that celebrates art inspired by pets! Drawings, paintings, sculpture, collage...anything goes. Share your pet art and your pet art stories here with fellow animal lovers.

Our group image that you see on the left is currently "Chester" by our member, Fran Downs!

Members: 156
Latest Activity: yesterday


Hello and Welcome to the Pet Art Group!

If you would like to share your pet art or animal art, you can either post in the Show & Tell section at the bottom of this page, or you can start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page.. You will likely get more views and replies if you start your own discussion.

If you would like some advice on a specific work-in-progress, feel free to start your own discussion by clicking the big blue "Add a discussion" button near the middle of this page.

If you'd like to share your step-by-step process to create a finished piece, that would be great too!

Click here to learn how to upload images into your forum posts (which is important so that people can see your art within the post, rather than as an attachment link beneath your post).

Just a few simple guidelines:

  • Please keep all discussions relevant to pet art and animal art.
  • Be friendly and considerate in your posts.

Thanks for joining & have fun!

Discussion Forum

World Day for animals in Laboratories today the 24th April to the 29th April

Started by Sandi Vince. Last reply by Sandi Vince yesterday. 1 Reply

This is a movement that fights against the use of animals in laboratories.  So let us support it with our Art and make a statement, that says NO to the cruelty of animals in Laboratories.  Monkeys and Dogs  are the poor creatures that suffer..So…READ MORE

Draw A Bird

Started by Jean Cormier. Last reply by Barbara Cullen on Friday. 3 Replies

One of the few birds I've ever drawn, the Cara Cara, an opportunistic sort that soars with the eagles and also dines with the vultures.   We are blessed to run across them here in south central Florida!READ MORE

Draw A Bird for the whole of Spring

Started by Sandi Vince. Last reply by Sandi Vince Apr 17. 24 Replies

 Dearest Friends and artists, I have a challenge for everyone and hope you will join me in this challenge.  There is a special story behind this challenge which I am sure you will all enjoy and perhaps it can be encouragement as well.Lets have some…READ MORE

17th April is National Bat Appreciation Day

Started by Sandi Vince Apr 17. 0 Replies

hi dear friends, It is as the heading states, NATIONAL BAT APPRECIATION DAY today. Let's try to support this fantastic day and draw , doodle paint or collage all kinds of bats except the cricket bat..lolHope to see your  fun BatsA little inspiration…READ MORE

The First Red bird I ever did

Started by Joan Elizabeth White. Last reply by Sandi Vince Apr 16. 1 Reply


animal rock painting

Started by jean weymouth. Last reply by SNIGGER PATTERSON Sep 9, 2017. 1 Reply

Hi  I no longer own a pet because I had a stroke and live in an assisted living facility.  Now I draw endless cats.  Just started painting rocks and would love to hear from others who do this.  Have issues as I am in a wheel chair and have a…READ MORE

Remembrance Portraits

Started by Danette Malerich. Last reply by Merrie Kapron Feb 15, 2016. 5 Replies



Started by Dave Smith. Last reply by Laura Luisa Cowell Feb 14, 2016. 1 Reply

Tabby cat drawn using Polychromos and Rembrant coloured pencils on green pastel paper. 10"x8"


Started by Dave Smith. Last reply by SNIGGER PATTERSON Feb 11, 2016. 4 Replies

Be gentle with me this is my first post here. Buster was drawn using Polychromos coloured pencils on coloured pastel paper.


Started by Sandy Taylor. Last reply by Sandy Taylor Jun 2, 2015. 8 Replies

HiMy name is Sandy I am a 68yr old grandmother self taught artist started about 15 yrs ago when I retired and have loved it since have sold quite a few over the years and now do pet and wildlife portraits in coloured pencils, also work with oil and…READ MORE

Comment Wall


You need to be a member of Pet Art to add comments!

Comment by Alice Rowan on January 24, 2015 at 8:11pm

Doris, I love your picture of Ashley!  The color of the sofa is beautiful and bold,and Ashley's position is fun.  Thanks for sharing!  ALice

Comment by Doris Culverhouse on January 24, 2015 at 7:55pm


This is my ashley she is a chaweinie. sausage dog. she thinks she is a pit bull. 

doesn't want no stranger to touch me. 

she is in several of my art cards.

Comment by Jean Cormier on January 1, 2015 at 8:32pm

This is a colored pencil miniature practice piece I did - 3" x 5" which is quite small for me! 

Comment by Jean Cormier on January 1, 2015 at 8:32pm

Comment by kip franks on August 8, 2014 at 1:12pm

These are really nice!!!!!

Comment by Pamela Kent on August 5, 2014 at 9:22pm

my dogs, open the attachment pls  biscuit%20and%20joey.jpg

Comment by Frank Savage on July 24, 2014 at 5:14pm

This is a little bit better...stage 2

Comment by Frank Savage on July 24, 2014 at 4:29pm

Her'e's another fellow friends pet, she had just had all the pups and was exhausted but again being draw seemed to cheer her up! its a work in progress at the moment and just the rough sketch in for now but i9m hoping it will look fine1

im afraid the photo isn't very good please forgive the quality! :]

Comment by Frank Savage on July 24, 2014 at 2:30pm

Here is my dog Henry, who i am convinced is aware that he is getting drawn? Every time im drawing the nose nudges and he scampers in to the position! can they really be aware? i think so! pencil on A4 "Henry"

Comment by Tina Rich on June 18, 2014 at 2:11pm

That is a picture of one of our Corgis. His name is Baggins and he is a hand full. lol


Members (156)



New to the site? Check out our Guide to Getting Started.

Please take a moment to read our Member Guidelines. Thanks!

Need help?

If you need assistance with this site, please visit the Site Help forum where the moderators and/or other members will assist you.


The Art Colony is a fun online art community for artists of all abilities working in painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture and handicrafts! Join us and share your art, ask questions, receive tips, and make new friends!


It is 100% FREE to join the Art Colony and always will be!

Jane Miles 

Artist and Owner of The Art Colony                      

The Art Colony is co-run by a fabulous team of enthusiastic moderators:






© 2018   Created by Jane Miles. All Rights Reserved.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Privacy Policy  |  Terms of Service